30 Days of Artists: Doug Brooks | The Ferocity of Love

Doug Brooks, a local ceramicist and metal worker, has spent years perfecting his techniques in the Raku style of pottery. Prior to opening Dirt Dauber Pottery, Doug owned and operated a commercial and heavy industrial construction company then a successful company within the financial services industry. Doug created his first piece for Art Bra Austin…

30 Days of Artists: Linda Asaf | Hope Springs Eternal

Linda Asaf has been a fashion designer for over 20 years, first in New York City and now in Austin where she makes her home. Her artistic style can be described as classic, timeless, and feminine – dedicated to accentuating the female form. Her specialty is as a couturier for private clients, designing evening, bridal,…

30 Days of Artists: Nick Carter | Achillia

Nick Carter is a local abstract artist whose artwork can be found all around Austin. He was born and raised in Austin, Texas and currently lives with his beautiful wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Amira, in the neighboring community of Cedar Park. Growing up in such an artistic community was a big influence in Nick’s decision…

30 Days of Artists: Misty Dush | Play Through

This is Misty Dush’s first time participating as an artist for Art Bra Austin! As a 5-year survivor of breast cancer and member of The Pink Ribbon Cowgirls, Misty has always been proactive in her health. She attributes this to her long family history of cancer. Sadly, Misty has lost her mother, Gloria Ann, her…

30 Days of Artists: Olivia Moreno | Just Do It

Olivia Moreno has approached breast cancer like a true champion. After being diagnosed only six months ago, she decided to stay positive and accept the opportunities that have come from her diagnosis. True to the name of her art bra, when Olivia heard of the opportunity to participate in Art Bra Austin, she decided to go for…

30 Days of Artists: Shannon Paul | Mardi Gras Madness

A native to Austin, Shannon currently lives in Tucson, Arizona. She recently received her Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from the University of Arizona and has had several of her sculptures exhibited in Tucson, where she hopes to continue her metal work. Fortunately for BCRC, she decided to extend her artistic talents to this year’s show.…